Skip to content

Three boys (age 12, 13, and 14) charged in carjacking 50-year-old

Chicago Police announced aggravated vehicular hijacking charges this morning against three boys, age 12, 13, and 14 years old. The trio faces a total of 7 felony counts and 1 misdemeanor.

Chicago Journal
Chicago Journal
| 1 min read
Three boys (age 12, 13, and 14) charged in carjacking 50-year-old

CHICAGO - Chicago Police announced aggravated vehicular hijacking charges this morning against three boys, age 12, 13, and 14 years old.

The trio faces a total of 7 felony counts and 1 misdemeanor.



The incident reportedly occurred yesterday morning in the 1200 block of S. Independence Boulevard in the Lawndale neighborhood on the city's west side.

Police said the boys took a 50-year-old man's car by force on the above mentioned block.

The trio were arrested by 2:30 p.m. yesterday in the 3500 block of W. Adams Street, also in the Lawndale neighborhood.

As they are juveniles, their names will not be released. They face the following charges:

Male, 12-years-old

  • Two (2) felony counts - Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with e a Weapon
  • One (1) felony count - Possession of a Lost/Stolen Credit/Debit Card
  • One (1) felony count - Forgery/Possession with Intent to Deliver

Male, 13-years-old

  • Two (2) felony counts - Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with a weapon

Male, 14-years-old

  • One (1) felony count - Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with a Weapon
  • One (1) misdemeanor count - Criminal Trespass to Vehicle by Physical Control

Subscribe to the Chicago Journal


The Chicago Journal needs your support.

At just $20/year, your subscription not only helps us grow, it helps maintain our commitment to independent publishing.

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE



CrimeChicago NewsNews

Chicago Journal Twitter

The Chicago Journal is a general interest, digital publication focused on the political, cultural, and economic issues relevant to the city of Chicago and the surrounding metro area.


Related Posts

Fire causes $1.25m in damage at historic Illinois mansion

A fire at the historic Haley Mansion in Joliet caused $1.25 million in damage, authorities said.

Fire causes $1.25m in damage at historic Illinois mansion

Chicago announces best monikers in snowplow naming contest

Chicago city staff chose 50 finalists and the mayor's office received more than 80,000 votes. Staff ultimately chose seven winners.

Chicago announces best monikers in snowplow naming contest

Daughter charged after mom's body found in Chicago freezer

A Chicago woman has been accused of keeping her mother's dead body in a freezer for nearly two years while living in a nearby apartment.

Daughter charged after mom's body found in Chicago freezer